Darcie Green is the Community & Government Relations Manager for Kaiser Permanente South Bay and a Trustee for the Santa Clara County Board of Education. Darcie is one of the youngest Board of Education members in California and is proud to be a voice for some of the most underserved and...Read more
Darcie Green is the Community & Government Relations Manager for Kaiser Permanente South Bay and a Trustee for the Santa Clara County Board of Education. Darcie is one of the youngest Board of Education members in California and is proud to be a voice for some of the most underserved and economically disadvantaged communities in her county. As a County Trustee, she is leading a universal preschool effort for low-income families and championing the issue of student discipline reform and the exchange of innovation between public schools in an effort to close the achievement gap and increase social opportunity for students. As a former member of the Alum Rock Union Board of Trustees, Darcie made an impact in the areas of community engagement, good governance, professional development for principals and teachers, promoting the exchange of best practices between school sites and student health and safety. Darcie is a passionate advocate for the rights of women and minorities and has spent many years as a volunteer grassroots organizer, political activist, nonprofit leader and Legislative staffer helping to increase social power for women, youth and communities of color.
At Kaiser Permanente Darcie has forged innovative partnerships and new investments with organizations serving the diverse communities of the area. She is an advocate for recognizing ethnic communities as consumers and celebrating culture and identity through corporate investments. Darcie has also worked to ensure Kaiser Permanente’s participation in efforts to improve the health of Kaiser Permanente members and the communities they live in through local policy work and collaboration with the local health sector.
Prior to entering the healthcare industry, Darcie worked as a field representative in the offices of former California State Assemblyman Manny Diaz and former California State Assemblyman Joe Coto. While working for Assemblyman Coto, Darcie addressed many public policy issues affecting the residents of San Jose, with a particular emphasis on providing communities access to healthy lifestyle choices and quality education.
Darcie currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, Vision New America and Somos Mayfair. She serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Alum Rock Counseling Center, the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute (APALI), the Silicon Valley Chapter of the New Leaders Council and is the former Vice Chair of the Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women. Darcie is also the member of the California Latino School Boards statewide Board of Directors.
A dedicated Party activist, Darcie is an elected member of the Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee and the Director of Endorsements and Candidate Recruitment for the County Democratic Party. While serving as a Regional Director for the California Young Democrats, Darcie was the founder and first Chair of the statewide CYD Latino Caucus. Darcie currently serves as a member of the Executive Board of the California Democratic Party and has received the JFK Jr Award for Public Service from the CDP, Woman of the Year from CYD and the Jenkins/Moore Founders Award from Democratic Activists for Women Now.
In 2013, Darcie was recognized as a Silicon Valley Latino Magazine 40 Under 40 To Watch, Silicon Valley San Jose Business Journal Top Women of Influence and was inducted into the East Side Union High School District Hall of Fame.